Associated Press – April 8, 1933
CHICAGO – Jumping Joe Savoldi, who used to shatter football lines for Notre Dame, had one big area of the wrestling world rocking with claims and denials today.
Joe strode into the Chicago Stadium ring last night to tackle Jim Londos, claimant of the championship. To the amazement of 8,000 customers, he walked out with a one-fall victory after 20 minutes and 26 seconds of rough-and-tumble grappling. The match attracted a gate of approximately $12,000. Continue reading
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Tagged Abe Coleman, Blue Sun Jennings, George Zaharias, Gino Garibaldi, Jim Londos, Jim McMillen, Joe Savoldi, Joe Stecher, John Katan, Ray Steele, Tom Marvin
Chicago Tribune – April 7, 1933
Jim Londos and Joe Savoldi will wrestle tonight at the Stadium in the main bout of a five-match program. The encounter is to be decided by one fall, with a time limit of an hour and a half.
In one of the other bouts, Jim McMillen will meet George Zaharias. Matchmaker Coffey has promised McMillen that he will get a chance at the winner of the main bout at a later date if he is victorious tonight. Continue reading
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Tagged Abe Coleman, Blue Sun Jennings, Chief Yellow Deer, Ed "Strangler" Lewis, Frank Wilger, George Kogut, George Zaharias, Gino Garibaldi, Gus Klem, Gus Sonnenberg, Jack Smith, Jack Zaravich, Jim Browning, Jim Londos, Jim McMillen, Joe Savoldi, Joe Stecher, John Katan, Len Macaluso, Leon Pinetzki, Lou Talaber, Lou Tucker, Matros Kirilenko, Pete Holtz, Tom Marvin, Tony Hadjick